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SB071 Regularly reviews privacy settings on social media accounts

Privacy settings on social media accounts should be reviewed regularly to make sure personal data is not exposed unintentionally. High privacy settings decrease digital footprint exposure.

Why is it important?

Exposed social media profiles can assist in attacks against individuals or their organisations.

By reviewing social media privacy settings, information will be less exposed.

Priority Tier

Behaviours in SebDB are ranked by their impact on risk. Tier 1 behaviours have the biggest impact, Tier 4 behaviours the least.

Tier 1

Risk Mitigated

Privacy Violation

Privacy Violation

A privacy violation occurs when an unintended person learns about someone elses private information.

Personal Exposure

Personal Exposure

Personal exposure is the extent to how much someones personal information is available online.

Fraud & Identity Theft

Fraud & Identity Theft

Identity theft and fraud can occur when criminals use personal information for their own gain, or when they cause ...

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